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Dec 12, 2012 8:00pm PST
engaged in a conferring with michael cohen who was then working at the office of economic and workforce development at financing tools that could help us revitalize the water front. and michael cohen mentioned that he was in conversation with david mad way about different option whether redevelopment would be an appropriate tool along the water front or if there was another option and david mad way who's here, is former general counsel of the san francisco redevelopment agency and now works at shepherdmony and point out an object cures area in the california code and so it was really david's idea that we have been plowing over the last eight years and i want to thank mr. mad way for that brilliant stroke >>> we are the ones who make sense -- david you know the poorliment tree rules better than anyone. come to the mic afterwards so it can be recorded. >> thank you joovment elane knobs port staff and as david said this is putting the law in place and geek getting the mechanism to secure infrastructure financing proceeds and a lot of credit goes to bran son and many of my preed says c
Dec 26, 2012 11:00pm EST
. >> michael cohen may know katz better than most. for years, he was the attorney to the insurance agency. he invested more than a million dollars of his money in the financial arm of katz's business. >> obviously, when you enter an arrangement like this, you have to have trust. i'm disappointed the trust wasn't warranted. >> it's a discovery he made last fall. as abc2 news investigators first told you last november. katz's license was revoked to sell insurance as he committed fraudulent practices. $2million are missing from insurance payment plan. the lending arm of his company with more man a dozen creditors including michael cohen left on the hook. >> everybody as far as i know had some personal relationship with hall katz and so essentially, it's not only just a question of misappropriation of money, but it's a betrayal of trust. >> and it may be a costly mistake in judgment for friends and family. some of whom cohen says lost their college funds, their retirement money and live savings. some put in hundreds of thousands of dollars. now they have taken ipp to bankruptcy court to try to ge
Dec 8, 2012 12:00pm PST
said you shouldn't cancel that project. can you work with us? michael cohen phoned me up the next day. can we cut $40 million out of this project? it was one person more responsible than any others, it's tony irons, was the architect that was responsible for the revitalization of city hall who came to my office and said, we cannot abandon this. we can't walk away from this project. we have an opportunity to really take a lot of our values and principles, particularly raising the bar as we did as a city on our green building standards, mandating the most aggressive green building standards for private construction anywhere in the united states. and showcasing them in this new building. >> the city for the sfpuc, it was critical that the building stay as a lead building. the easiest thing to do to cut out millions of dollars, let's just go from lead platinum to lead gold. but that wasn't the objective. this needed to be the best example of energy consertion of any office building in the united states. >> we became involved in the san francisco public utilities headquarter project during
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